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Tapping Into TED

Picture the scene: GOOG co-founder Sergey Brin sitting with Watergate whistleblower Carl Bernstein, Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert, Ugandan journalist Andrew Mwenda and Queen Noor of Jordan.

What sounds like the beginning of a terrible joke or an amateur attempt at surrealism is, in fact, the line-up for an hour-long panel taking place Wednesday night at this year’s TED conference in Monterey, California. All of the above characters are due to be together on stage to contemplate the question “How true is your world view?” in a session chaired by BBC correspondent, Matt Frei.